Family Photography

“Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future.” ~ Gail Lumet Buckley

My aim is to create a natural observation of your family life, that is relaxed and true to the personalities before my lens. A reflection of a moment in time. Whether you want a more formal shoot or a relaxed and spontaneous one, you choose the location and style for  a modern interpretation of your family, either outdoors or at your home. I will record your family in such a way generations to come will see you as you are.

 

SOME MORE INFORMATION

BEFORE THE SESSION

Prior to the shoot we will discuss the various options and alternatives. I can take the pictures outdoors in your garden, the park or in the comfort of your home. My aim is to create a relaxed atmosphere for your family to enjoy the shoot. Normally the session lasts between 1 – 2 hours when I will take a minimum of 50 images. My emphasis is on high quality images, an exceptional service and value for money. I want you to enjoy the images for a lifetime. I live in Rickmansworth, West Hertfordshire and the session fee covers a radius of 15 miles which includes parts of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Middlesex and London. For sessions further away or abroad a surcharge applies.

AFTER THE SESSION

I edit and upload a selection of  images of the photo session within 10 days on a secure web gallery. The gallery will be accessible for 4 weeks. At the start of the gallery I will showcase what I feel are the best images, but obviously you can choose the images you like the most. You can create a list of your favourite images online in your own time and contact me to discuss the products and the final order. All the images are available in colour or black and white. Alternatively, we can arrange a viewing for you to select your photographs, frames and album with me and I will advise you on the best presentation. I work with an excellent supplier of high quality frames and coffee table books to give you the best finish to your photographs. After you have made your selection, I will edit the images and remove any blemishes.The photos from the session will be accessible for a period of one year after purchase.

PRICES

 

I offer a shorter MINI SESSION for £150 including the session fee and 5 images here in Chorleywood WD3, on weekdays and  specific weekends, dates can be found on the home page.

Alternatively choose the FULL SESSION for more flexibility and a time and location of your choice. The session fee of £ 75 covers my time taking the images and preparing the gallery. Once you have viewed the images you can choose one of three digital collections  or a high quality product. Please view the PRICES for more details.

PAYMENT

Once we have agreed a date for the photo shoot, a £75 deposit is payable to secure your booking. Please contact me as soon as possible if you have to cancel, so that we can re-arrange the session for a later date. Payment for the photos can be made by bank transfer, cheque or online by PayPal/credit card.

MINI SESSION:

This is a shorter PHOTO SESSION in Chorleywood WD3, outdoors or at my studio, weekdays and on specific weekends during the Bluebell, summer and autumn season. The cost for the session fee and the five digital files or prints is included in the price.

FULL SESSION:

The FULL PHOTO SESSION  gives you more flexibility as you can choose the location and date. The shoot, either weekend or weekdays, lasts up to 2 hours. The £ 75 session fee is payable when you book the date and covers my time for taking the session, editing and preparation of the gallery (around 40 images). Once you have viewed the images in your own time you can either choose one of the three DIGITAL COLLECTIONS from £ 255 – £ 525 or  a high quality PRODUCT – a frame from £ 135 or a tailor made book from £ 165.  

Baby Photo Shoot in autumn

Autumn is the perfect time for a photo session in the beautiful woods around Chorleywood. The parents wanted to mark the first birthday of this cute little girl. We had a very relaxed outing and she loved being in the woods.  [the_grid name="family baby...

Baptism in Rickmansworth

A Baptism in the Catholic Church of Our Lady Help of Christians in Rickmansworth.               

Family and Newborn Baby Photo Session

I was invited to photograph this cute newborn baby and the family in their beautiful home in Radlett. His sister was very proud and keen to hold her brother. We had a lovely time and took a mixture of close ups and family shots. [the_grid name="newborn...

Family Photo Session in Autumn

For the perfect family photo session you need…….happy children, relaxed parents, great light and a lovely backdrop. We met in the beautiful surroundings of Chorleywood, West Hertfordshire for a family autumn photo session and spent two hours exploring the...